Can Electric Vehicles Revive the Great Aussie Road Trip? Part One

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2022 05:40:59 +0000

As petrol and diesel race each other to $2.50 a litre, electric vehicle drivers do not have to worry about the cost of their driving. We have just returned from a 3,600 kilometre great Aussie road trip which cost us about $200 in fuel … $50 on Chargefox and $150 on Tesla. Taking a slow […]

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How Many Kids Can You Fit In A Tesla Model 3?

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2022 14:59:35 +0000

How many kids can you fit in a Tesla 3?Yesterday, Majella, Tess, and I were invited to be part of the Cedar Creek Primary School Eco-Festival Day. Tess was a hit. While I did the boring part of explaining what a megatrend was and letting students, parents, and teachers know how many electric vehicles were being sold around the world, Majella had the fun […]

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Tesla FSD Beta — Latest Improvements & Nagging Faults

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 18:40:45 +0000

Here is my latest update on how Tesla Full Self Driving (FSD) beta is evolving, some of the latest improvements as well as nagging faults. Background (Shared in Previous Articles) On October 21, 2021, my wife and I first got access to FSD Beta. We have used it every day since except for the 79 […]

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Tesla Model 3: 3-Year Review & Total Cost Of Ownership Comparison

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2022 13:00:26 +0000

Three and change years ago, I went to the local Tesla shop and picked up this blue beauty (his name is Yan). It was my first EV, though my company owned a Nissan Leaf I drove around a bit so I was already pretty enthused about EVs. I’ve never been a flashy guy, nor did […]

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How Much Does It Cost To Buy A Used Tesla?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2022 01:03:53 +0000

As the price tags on electric vehicles remain out of reach for many consumers, some have elected to buy used Teslas to save money. The price of a used Tesla can vary significantly, depending on which of the automaker’s four vehicles you’re looking at buying. U.S. News recently took a detailed look at how much a used […]

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8.5% Of New Cars In Italy Plugin Electric Cars

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 21:00:34 +0000

Italy’s EV Market Continued To Lose Steam In September Originally published on opportunity:energy. There is no good news in sight for Italy’s EV market, which is witnessing a radical turn from the burgeoning growth of the past few years to a sudden, steady decline. Meanwhile, the rest of Europe continues to maintain strong growth trends […]

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Plugins EVs Near Third Of Autos In Germany, Recession Forecast

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 20:42:51 +0000

Plugin electric vehicles (EVs) gained 32.4% of Europe’s largest auto market, Germany, in October, up from 30.4% YoY. This in the context of overall auto market growth of 16.8% YoY, to 208,642 units. This, however, is still down by almost 25% from the pre-2020 seasonal norms. The Fiat 500 was October’s best selling full electric. […]

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Plugins 22.4% Share In France, BEVs Up, PHEVs Down, Megane Ascendant

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 16:06:43 +0000

Plugin electric vehicles (EVs) took 22.4% share of France’s auto market in October, down from 22.9% YoY. Full electrics grew share slightly, while plugin hybrids declined more. Overall auto market volume was 124,981 units up 5.5% YoY. October’s best selling full electric was the Peugeot 208, with the Renault Megane the longer term leader. October’s […]

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Norway’s BEVs Still Growing Well, Even While PHEVs Fall Away

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 18:20:02 +0000

Norway’s auto market saw 86.4% plugin electric vehicle share in October, down year on year, from 89.3%. Full electrics grew share by 7.5% YoY, but were outweighed by a drop in plugin hybrids. Overall auto volumes were 12,558 units, up 8.5% YoY, and above the pre-2020 seasonal norm of 11,635 units. October’s bestseller was the […]

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Sweden’s Plugin EV Share At 59.4%, Volvo XC40 Back To Strength

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 21:25:51 +0000

October saw Sweden’s plugin electric vehicle share reach 59.4% of the auto market, up from 50.1% year on year. Full electrics alone took 35.5% share, from 22.9% YoY. Overall auto volume was 22,383 units, 12% up YoY, though still some 25% down on pre-2020 seasonal norms. October’s best selling full electric was the Volvo XC40. […]

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